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239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
+1 941-706-4740
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cobia” (79 reviews)
“pork belly” (36 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes, in a residential neighborhood. Correct. Where no place to park and people in the house curse you coming back to your car , which, don’t blame them for parking directly in front of their homes. Again, the laid back casual atmosphere with the people...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Classact10
86LIST, Manager at Indigenous, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for your follow-up to the situation. The Restaurant community will keep an eye out for you Classicact10 and be sure to take much better care of you at our restaurants...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A perfect evening (not unusual) for outside seating in a quiet residential neighborhood, great service from each of the staff, and especially the mushroom bisque that was out of this world. Accompanied by 3 others I can say that each meal was a creation of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank perryjohnston
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

No parking which is annoying. I agree with others on what’s all the hype about. We were dressed up which we thought or had heard it was fine dining. The prices also reflect this. People dining around us in flip flops and shorts and dressed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Classact10
86LIST, Manager at Indigenous, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry that you had a parking issue. It's a residential neighborhood, and you can park anywhere on the streets. We do not advertise as fine dining, we are here for everyone to enjoy and our menu reflects that as well as everything we have done...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018

Most reviews touch on taste first but it needs to be said that Indigenous has its stuff in order in regards to using only sustainable seafood. They even provide the guests with a Seafood Watch consumer guide to the Southeast with the check. Now for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sam H
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Pleasant waitress, limited menu. No option to add any vegetable as side dishes. Poor value for money. Lighting so dimmed that people (including ourselves) were using their phones to see what they were eating! Would not return.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank lizaeth22
86LIST, Public Relations Manager at Indigenous, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Small kitchen, small menu focused on sustainable seafood. Maybe you were not aware of that before you made your reservation. It is important to know what most restaurants are about before you choose one to visit. We apologize for the lighting being dim, we could...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I chose Indigenous after 2 raving recommendations from coworkers and after the high marks on Yelp and Trip Advisor. There were many disappointments and surprises leaving me on the fence. First, We we arrived I noticed a cute and quaint building. It looked like it...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jeldeph1
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Nestled in the quaint and historic Laurel Park neighborhood in Sarasota, Florida, this restaurant is a true hidden gem! This is our restaurant of choice for either special occasions or when one is in need of inspiration from the daily hubbub of life and humdrum...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ChoosyMom11
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This place is in an former home with both indoor & outdoor seating. It is a charming setting. We were immediately seated and our server promptly introduced herself. We were made to feel comfortable and very pleased before we even started eating. The menu is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Fabulous sandwich last night. Pork Belly Reuben with Pickled Banana Pepper 1,000 Island, @fermentlicious Sauerkruat, Gruyere, Bacon Basil Cole Slaw. Took my two sons. We ordered two sandwich specials and one "My Uncle's Burger" and we divided up between the three of us. The burger...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Terry B
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I attended a business function in late July. Nice meeting room in back. Great selection of beers, wines, etc. Wine pairing with dinner was a positive touch. Choices were very unique. The pan seared grouper was tremendous

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bill J
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23 May 2017|
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Response from PeterAL10 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don't know if Indigenous offers gift certificates.
23 April 2017|
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Response from 154golfer | Reviewed this property |
sorry, I don't know
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Response from karenjH9561TR | Reviewed this property |
Yes ask for a table in the wine cottage🍷😎
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 28
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
5:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 S Links Ave, Sarasota, FL 34236-6926
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-706-4740
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Focusing on sustainable seafood and local farms in a beautiful remodeled old Florida cracker cottage, with an amazing outdoor seating area. James Beard Best Chef South Semi Finalist Steve Phelps and his team are focused on creating a better food system.
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